Best Short Form Documentary


This category will recognise the best news, current affairs or documentary programme to have debuted on an online platform.

A single short or series of shorts can be entered.

Entries should be no longer than 20mins per episode. They will be judged on the quality of writing, production, performance and impact.  The judges will also consider the extent to which they have been produced with an online medium in mind. The winning entry is also likely to have generated significant engagement from viewers.

Qualifying Period

All entries must relate to the period between 1 January 2018 and 1 April 2019, with the first episode of the series having it’s first transmission during these dates.

Cost per entry £270 (ex. VAT)

Previous Winners

Ambulance: Difficult Labour, BBC Three for BBC Three (2018)